| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:50 AM
First baseman Travis Ishikawa, who was designated for assignment on June 29, was claimed by the New York Yankees on waivers Sunday afternoon.
Ishikawa, 29, had two hits in 17 at-bats in his brief time with the Orioles. He had batted .316 with a .413 on-...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:24 PM
From the moment the ball made contact with Nate McLouth's bat and sailed toward the right-field foul pole of Camden Yards, McLouth's mind raced back to last October.
The Orioles left fielder couldn't help but think back to the Orioles' final game of...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:05 PM
To suggest that there has been a reversal of fortune — that after an 11-3 bludgeoning of the New York Yankees on Saturday night at Camden Yards the Orioles and Bronx Bombers have swapped places — would be premature.
The Yankees, after all,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:17 PM
PHOENIX — I write this column with a headache. I went to a meeting of the SABR Analytics Conference here Thursday night. The throbbing may never stop.
SABR stands for Society for American Baseball Research. It is basically an organization that...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Maybe they should have waited 132 years.
The Dodgers returned to New York to play the Yankees for the first time since 1981 on Wednesday, and it's safe to say it was hardly worth the wait.
Neither playing their first regular-season game at Yankee...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Mar 12, 2013
Mike Trout got a $20,000 pay raise from the Angels, and I know I'm supposed to feel something.
If someone could explain to me what a pay raise is, it might help.
I really don't understand why anyone cares what Trout makes unless they have a daughter who...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:45 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is interviewing players linked to a Miami anti-aging clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs and has become the focus of the sport's investigation.
Clinic founder Anthony Bosch has agreed to...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At 7:10 p.m. Wednesday at Angel Stadium, they announced the Angels' starting outfield: They called out two of the biggest names in baseball and J.B. Shuck.
Shuck was starting his 24th of the last 28 games in left field, most often in the company of Mike...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Three times Saturday, Robinson Cano flashed a smile as big as Jay-Z's when he sees his wife, Beyonce, after a long day at the office.
The first time came when Cano, semi-fooled by a Brandon Morrow pitch, still managed to turn it into one of those short-...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
When I think of our local baseball teams and their supporters, I envision my wife in a bathing suit.
Or trying to get into one.
Every year when spring arrives, I hear about her summer plans and how good she's going to look in a new bathing suit....